Sergey Malanchev, Head of the Instrumentation Calibration Unit of the Almetievsk Regional Oil Pipeline Directorate (RPD) of Transneft Kama Region, was recognised as the winner in the Best Metrologist category of the republican professional excellence contest in 2020.
This year, the contest was dedicated to the 95th anniversary of Rosstandart and the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Tatar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (TASSR). The event was organised by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Tatarstan and the State Regional Center for Standardisation, Metrology and Testing in Tatarstan. The purpose of the contest is to improve the qualification level, professional competence and creative activity of metrologists. Due to the epidemiological situation, the event was held remotely.
Among the evaluated criteria of the competition are professional training, level, quality, as well as length of service and results of operational activities.
To participate in the contest, it was necessary to fill out an extended questionnaire covering all issues related to operational activities in 2020. One of the important points is the conduct of Rosstandart and RusAccreditation inspections, where any fines and comments of supervisory authorities were taken into account. Points were removed for each comment.
The winner has been working at the Almetievsk RPD since 2008. Sergey Malanchev has held the position of Head of the Instrumentation Calibration Unit of the Regional Directorate since 2019.
The main task of the Instrumentation Calibration Unit is the timely organisation and conduction of inspection, calibration of measuring instruments, the development of metrological documentation, monitoring the compliance of measuring methods and instruments with legal requirements, as well as maintaining accounting bases of measuring instruments.